Boyden, Iowa — A Boyden teen has been cited into juvenile court after authorities say he broke into a car.
The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that their office received a call on Sunday (7/8), just before 3 AM advising that a burglary to a vehicle may have occurred in the Boyden Hull Elementary parking lot in Boyden.
During the investigation deputies discovered that a juvenile had entered the vehicle.
On Sunday, (7/8)at 9:20 AM, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office cited a 16-year-old boy from Boyden into juvenile court on a charge of attempted burglary, 3rd degree, a serious misdemeanor.
Sheldon, Iowa — The Sheldon Police Department reports the apprehension of two women in separate incidents.
They report they arrested 26-year-old Sarah King of Sheldon on Friday (7/6) on an O’Brien County warrant for Contempt of Court on an original charge of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. She was taken into custody and transported to jail in Primghar.
The police also stopped 48-year-old Jayne Davis of Sheldon on Saturday (7/7) on a charge of driving while her license was suspended. She was cited and released.
Le Mars, Iowa — A Marcus teen was injured in an accident with a train on Saturday (4/7) in Le Mars.
The Le Mars Police Department reports that about 7:40 PM, 17-year-old Krystal Leach of Marcus was southbound on Business Highway 75, in Le Mars in a 2006 Ford. Union Pacific Railroad Locomotive 6516 was pulling a train northbound on the Union Pacific tracks. Both vehicles were approaching the crossing at 12th Street Southwest.
Leach attepted to make a left turn and cross over the tracks, directly in front of the oncoming train. The locomotive struck the car in the passenger side door area, causing it to spin and collide with the railroad crossing light pole. The train went into emergency braking, and was able to stop 400 feet past the crossing.
The crossing is equipped with railroad crossing lights and audible signals, both of which were functioning according to the report. Reports are that the train sounded its horns as well.
Leach was transported to Mercy Medical by Mercy Air Care.
There were no other injuries reported.
The Le Mars Fire and Rescue Department, Le Mars Ambulance, and the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department assisted the Le Mars Police Department at the scene.
Here is a Google map with the location of the accident. The train’s path is the thick yellow line, and the car’s path is the small blue line.
View Le Mars Car Vs Train Accident in a larger map
Hartley, Iowa — An Everly man was injured in an accident on Thursday (7/5) near Hartley.
The Iowa State Patrol reports that about 11:50 AM, 42-year-old Michael Thiel of Everly was westbound on Highway 18, two miles west of Hartley in a 2008 semi, when he attempted to turn right onto Tyler Avenue — L58. Thiel lost control and the semi overturned onto its side. The load of hog feed was partially spilled into the ditch. The semi came to rest on its left side in the north bound lane of Tyler Avenue just north of Highway 18.
Theil had head injuries and did not remember any details.
Thiel was taken to Sanford Sheldon by ambulance.
Thiel’s semi, owned by the Farmer’s Coop of Farnhamville received $25,000 damage.
Rock Rapids, Iowa — A Rock Rapids man was injured in a motorcycle accident near Rock Rapids early on Saturday morning.
The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 5:40 AM, 31-year-old Brian DeWild of Rock Rapids was driving a 1994 Honda CRB600 motorcycle eastbound on A16, just east of Harding Avenue. That’s about a mile and a half north of Rock Rapids near what’s referred to as the “2 mile bridge”.
De Wild lost control and entered the south ditch. The motorcycle rolled several times. DeWild was taken to Sanford Hospital in Rock Rapids with what the sheriff’s office called “incapacitating injuries”.
Spencer, Iowa — A Spencer man was injured in a motorcycle accident on Friday (7/6) near Spencer.
The Iowa State Patrol reports that about 9:25 PM, 58-year-old Roger Rustad was westbound on Highway 18, three miles west of Spencer on a 1997 Harley-Davidson motorcycle, when he collided with a deer that was on the road.
Rustad was taken to Spencer Hospital by Spencer Ambulance.
Three troopers covered the accident, with help from the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, Spencer Ambulance, and the Dickens Fire Department.